Mr. John W. Crawford, J.P.


John has been a resident of Hong Kong for over years and we are extremely fortunate to have him join our firm in the year 2005.  He brings with him expertise and wealth of professional and commercial knowledge.

As a founding partner of the Hong Kong practice and with over years experience in Asia, he has acted as engagement or review partner on most of Ernst & Young’s major clients, including many public companies, banks etc over the years.  During this period, he was Vice-Chairman of the firm, Chairman of the Audit Department and headed up various functional areas until he retired from the practice at the end of 1997.

He is well known in Hong Kong for his involvement in mergers and acquisitions with an emphasis in the public company sector.  He has also been active in a number of large takeover and/or restructuring exercises including direct involvement in the turnaround of the Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club as Scheme Manager.

Membership of Professional Societies
-         Member, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
-         Member, Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants
-         Fellow Member, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
-         Member and Honorary President, Macau Society of Certified 
          Practising Accountants
-         Founding Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors Limited
-         Macau Registered Auditor

Other Positions
-         Justice of the Peace (Hong Kong)
-         Founding Governor of Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong  
-         Supervisory Board of Wynn Resorts Macau
-         Founding Cabinet Member of the Centre for International Child 
          Health Campaign
-         Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit
          Committee of e-Kong Group Limited
-         Founder and Director of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in 
-         Past Member to the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance)
-         Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit 
          Committee of Titan Petrochemicals Group Limited
-         Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit
          Committee of Regal Portfolio Management Limited
-         Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit 
          Committee of Elixir Gaming Technologies Inc.
-         Member, past Chairman and Governor of The Canadian 
          International School of Hong Kong
-         Founding Governor of The International School of Macao
-         Chairman of International Quality Education Limited
-         Founding Council Member of UNICEF Hong Kong Committee
-         Council Member of University Hospital, The Macau University of
          Science and Technology Foundation